Dedication to “The Barbarism of Slavery” Speech

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This 1863 dedication is from the printing of the “speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, on the bill for the admission of Kansas as a free state, in the United States Senate, June 4, 1860.” Students should pay attention to how the speaker uses his language to achieve his overall purpose. This text is for 9th-12th grade students.

Article 1, Section 9 of the U.S. Constitution
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